Toyota overhauls Camry in bid to make it 'best we've ever built'

9:30 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2014
Toyota, fighting to extend the Camry's 12-year reign as the best-selling car in the United States, showered its flagship sedan with superlatives as it unveiled a new edition today. The model shown at the New York auto show reflects significantly more change than is typical for a car that's been spruced up halfway through its life-cycle.... Read More »


Toyota's major midcycle revamp aims to keep Camry on top

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 29, 2014
It has been the best-selling car in the United States for 12 years, but the Toyota Camry is losing ground in the industry's escalating mid-sized sedan wars. Now Toyota will break with tradition by extensively revamping the car just three years after it was redesigned.... Read More »


Toyota cites weather for 4% sales drop

4:38 pm U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.'s February sales dropped 4 percent to 159,284 units, although the automaker said it still led the industry in retail deliveries to consumers.... Read More »


Honda's Accord beat Camry as top U.S. car in individual sales

7:28 am U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2014
Honda said its Accord was the best-selling car to individual customers in the United States during 2013, surpassing Toyota's Camry, the leader in total volume to retail and fleet buyers for a 12th consecutive year.... Read More »


Ford parlays game spots into Web hits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2014
Ford's Super Bowl ad buy scored some extra points online.... Read More »



Toyota readies sport hybrid version of top-selling Camry

2:19 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 6, 2014
Toyota, looking to keep its Camry as the top-selling car in the United States, plans to introduce a sport hybrid version of the family sedan, said Bob Carter, senior vice president for the world's largest automaker.... Read More »



Reconnecting with an old friend on the road to Detroit

3:17 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014
On the road to the Detroit auto show this week I reconnected with an old friend, the Toyota Camry, which despite its U.S. success hasn't been sold in western Europe since 2006.... Read More »


Toyota readies remix of Camry with 'waku-doki'

10:38 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014
Toyota has a challenge: How to heed President Akio Toyoda's insistence on heart-racing design for the next Camry and Prius models without jeopardizing their mass-market appeal. Getting it wrong risks knocking Camry from its perch as the best-selling car in the United States -- a title held for 12 consecutive years.... Read More »


Toyota ends 2013 down while Lexus rises

3:44 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
It was indeed a December to remember for the Lexus brand, but most Toyota division vehicles finished the year on a down note.... Read More »


Toyota Camry regains Consumer Reports' favor after crash test results

12:34 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2013
The Toyota Camry, headed for its 12th consecutive year as the best-selling car in the U.S., returned to Consumer Reports' recommended list after showing improvement on an insurance-industry crash test.... Read More »


Toyota Camry poised to retain No. 1 car crown

4:46 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2013
With a month to go in 2013, the Toyota Camry has locked up first place for a 12th consecutive year, but its dominance in the mid-sized segment is shrinking even as the automaker dangles bigger-than-usual discounts to lure buyers.... Read More »


Toyota plans Camry tweaks in 2014 to extend U.S. sales lead

7:14 am U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2013
The Toyota Camry, headed for a 12th straight year as the best-selling car in the United States, will get “significant attention” including freshened features to hold the title a 13th year, a top executive said.... Read More »


Storms damage Subaru's Indiana plant, interrupt production

2:32 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
The severe storms that rolled through the Midwest over the weekend caused damage to the Subaru plant in Indiana -- the only Subaru assembly plant in the United States -- and interrupted production there for at least a day.... Read More »



Subaru, Toyota discuss Camry move

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Subaru and Toyota are in talks to halt production of the Toyota Camry sedan at Subaru's Lafayette, Ind., assembly plant, likely timed to the introduction of the nameplate's next generation.... Read More »



Doing the math: Where Camry might land

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
When Subaru decided that its North American growth objectives required lots more production at its Indiana assembly plant, it meant Subaru no longer could afford to have Toyota as a factory roommate.... Read More »


Ford Fusion, behind coastal surge, poised to challenge Japan's Big 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2013
The Fusion -- Ford's hottest car since Taurus was America's top seller two decades ago -- is going coastal. Already a hit in the heartland, Fusion now attracts buyers in places that previously panned Detroit iron.... Read More »


Subaru to stop building Camrys for Toyota in Indiana, reports say

12:43 am U.S. ET | Nov. 14, 2013
Subaru, about to achieve five straight years of annual sales records in the United States, will stop building Toyota Camry sedans at its Indiana assembly plant by 2017, according to local media reports.... Read More »



Why Toyota must play Jenga with Camry

3:43 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 14, 2013
When Subaru decided that its North American growth objectives required lots more production at its Indiana assembly plant, it meant Subaru no longer could afford to have Toyota as a factory roommate. Everyone take a deep breath, because Toyota will be just fine.... Read More »


New Corolla, RAV4 help boost Toyota sales 9%

3:53 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
With hot sales of the redesigned Corolla and RAV4, and the Camry sedan once again the industry's best-selling passenger car, Toyota sales in October increased 9 percent to 168,976 units in the United States.... Read More »


Toyota U.S. sales chief Carter to speak at Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Bob Carter, the veteran Toyota sales executive who has led the effort to regain the company's momentum in the United States following the 2010 recall crisis and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress in January.... Read More »


Calif. jury clears Toyota in fatal Camry crash

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
In a bellwether case for lawsuits brought against Toyota Motor Corp. that allege unintended acceleration, a California jury said Toyota wasn't at fault in a fatal accident in which a 66-year-old woman crashed her 2006 Camry into a tree after it sped out of control in the wrong direction on a one-way road.... Read More »


Toyota recalls 10,000 cars to fix wiper switches

5:06 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2013
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 10,000 cars sold in the United States from model years 2013 and 2014, including its best-selling Camry sedan, to replace faulty wiper switches.... Read More »


Toyota deliveries fall 4% as each brand declines

3:53 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.'s September sales dropped 4 percent from the year-earlier period to 164,457.... Read More »


Toyota loses bid in U.S. court to get acceleration-injury suit thrown out

8:19 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Toyota tentatively lost a bid to get a federal court judge to throw out a lawsuit claiming one of its vehicles suddenly accelerated and caused an accident that left a woman severely injured.... Read More »


Can Toyota Camry stay on top after 12-year reign?

12:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2013
The Toyota Camry has outrun a recession, recalls and natural disasters to stay America's best-selling car for more than a decade. Odds are worsening that it can keep the title next year as challengers gear up for another run at topping the mild-mannered sedan.... Read More »


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